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Womens tennis competes in Drake Invitational

Women’s tennis competes in Drake Invitational

By Courtesy NIU Athletics | September 19, 2017

The women’s tennis team continued their season at the Drake Invitational Friday through Sunday. The team totaled six singles victories and two doubles wins on the Drake University courts located in Des Moines, Iowa.The Huskies were led by freshman Maria...

Women’s tennis struggles to win games late in season

By Danielle Brown | April 4, 2016

Women’s tennis (6-9, 1-2 MAC) played at the Boylan Tennis Center in Rockford for the last time this season Friday, losing to the University of Akron (13-6, 3-0 MAC) with a 7-0 score line.Junior Adey Osabuohien came close to winning her No. 1 singles...

Evelyn Youel serves against Western Michigan on April 12. The Huskies would fall to the Broncos 4-3.

Women’s tennis picks up first road victory

By Danielle Brown | February 15, 2016

Women’s tennis (3-3) faced off against University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (3-4) on Saturday afternoon, edging out a 4-3 victory for its first road win.The Huskies came into the game on a two-game losing streak after falling to Bradley University and...

Short skid continues for women’s tennis vs. CSU

By Danielle Brown | February 8, 2016

Women’s tennis (2-3) played Cleveland State University on Saturday, falling below .500 after losing 4-3 for its second straight loss.The Huskies won three singles matches but it wasn’t enough as Cleveland State controlled the doubles matches. The...

Women’s tennis drops to 2-2

By Danielle Brown | February 1, 2016

Women’s tennis (2-2) played Bradley University on Saturday, dropping the 4-3 bout in a hard-fought contest.Saturday’s loss marks the first time NIU has lost to Bradley in seven years. “It was a tough loss for the team [Saturday],” said head coach...

Women’s tennis beats Lewis for another win

By Danielle Brown | January 28, 2016

Women’s tennis (2-1) went to work against Lewis University on Friday, outplaying the Flyers by a 6-1 score.The Huskies managed to win against Lewis in singles matches, going 5-1. They got singles wins in the top two matches from both junior Adey Osabuohien...

Then-freshman Christina Alvarez returns a serve on March 29, 2013 in a doubles match versus Bowling Green University at the Huskie Tennis Courts as then-sophomore Stephanie McDonald stands ready for the volley.

Women’s tennis picks up first win of season

By Danielle Brown | January 21, 2016

Women’s tennis (1-1) went toe-to-toe with North Dakota (0-2) on Monday, downing the Hawks with a 6-1 score line.The Huskies dominated in singles matches for the day, winning five of the six matches. The No. 1 singles match featured NIU junior Adey Osabuohien...

Meeting the 2016 women’s tennis team

By Danielle Brown | January 21, 2016

Women’s tennis is coming off an 11-9 record last season, but lost six of its last eight games.The Huskies have a chance to improve this season as most of their players have returned. Sports writer Danielle Brown breaks down key players for the Huskies...

Women’s tennis shut out in first game of new season

By Danielle Brown | January 19, 2016

Women’s tennis (0-1, 0-0 MAC) started its season going head-to-head with 60th-ranked Minnesota and taking a 7-0 loss Sunday.The Huskies showed glimpses of good play in the game despite losing big, much of what is to be expected in the first game of...

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